Energise

Cornlands Road, Acomb, York YO24 3DX

01904 552 424

energise@york.gov.uk

www.energiseyork.com

Guide Last Updated: 29/03/2018

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Access Guide

  • This venue contains a sports hall, swimming pool and gym.

  • The Community Room can be hired and is also used for additional sporting activities.

  • Activities at this venue include:.

  • Sportsability.

  • Tuesday 10:00-12:00, Age 15+ .

  • Tuesday 16:15-17:45, Age U15.

  • Cost £3.65 +15 & £2.80 U15 per session incl gymability session, Contact Energise 01904 55242 –energise@york.gov.uk.

  • Climability.

  • Second Tuesday of the month 19:00-20:00, age 15+.

  • Fourth Tuesday of the month 16:15-17:45, age U15.

  • cost £3.55 per session incl sportsability session, Contact Energise 01904 55242 –energise@york.gov.uk.

  • Danceability.

  • Wednesday 11:00-12:00, Age - All.

  • Cost £3.55 per session, Contact Energise 01904 55242 –energise@york.gov.uk.

  • Gymability.

  • Tuesday 11:00-12:00, age - All.

  • Cost £3.55 per session, Contact Energise 01904 55242 –energise@york.gov.uk.

  • Copmanthorpe Ability Counts FC.

  • Senior 16+ Friday 17:00-18:00 & Junior 8-16 Fridays 18:00-19:00.

  • Cost £30 yearly then £2.50 per session.

  • Contact Paul Bird 07721 672976 -sportscoach@talktalk.net.

  • Swimability.

  • Tuesday 10:20-11:55 & Sundays 15:00-15:55.

  • Age - All, cost £3.20 or £2.45 with York card, Contact Energise 01904 55242 –energise@york.gov.uk.

  • Halliwick Swimming Group.

  • Tuesday 10:45-11:45.

  • Age - All, cost £3.55, Contact Catherine Butt 07825 863007 -Catherine.butt@york.gov.uk.

  • Swim York-Junior Swimming Lessons.

  • Thursday 17:00-20:00.

  • Age 8+, cost 12 weeks term – first £20 then £57 per term, Contact Energise 01904 55242 –energise@york.gov.uk.

  • Monday 07:00 - 22:30.

  • Tuesday 07:00 - 22:30.

  • Wednesday 07:00 - 22:30.

  • Thursday 07:00 - 22:30.

  • Friday 07:00 - 22:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 08:00 - 20:30.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in York.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is York.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • The car park is at the front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 525cm (9ft 10in x 17ft 3in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 45m (49yd) from the main accessible entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.

  • There is a 2cm threshold at this entrance.

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  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a portable hearing loop facility.

  • The Fitness Suite is equipped with adapted exercise equipment.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • There are additional changing rooms on the 1st floor.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the reception foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • The lift is 12m (13yd) from accessible entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 115cm x 145cm (3ft 9in x 4ft 9in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.

  • Full table service is available.

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • Menus are hand held and wall.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is snacks and sandwiches.

  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

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  • The fitness suite is located to the rear of the foyer.

  • The fitness suite is 35m (38yd) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the fitness suite.

  • There are doors into the fitness suite.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

  • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.

  • Training provided is in house.

  • The doors are push pad operated. .

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 35m (38yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the rear of the foyer.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 230cm (7ft 3in x 7ft 7in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located in the female changing room.

  • The female toilets are 32m (35yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located in the male changing room.

  • The male toilets are 25m (27yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the unisex standard changing room.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 97cm (3ft 2in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

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  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.

  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.

  • There is a wet side chair available.

  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.

  • The hoist is manual.

  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.

  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.

  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

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  • The facility is located to the rear of the foyer.

  • The facility is 40m (44yd) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the facility.

  • You do not need a key for the facility.

  • The dimensions of the facility are 370cm x 375cm (12ft 2in x 12ft 4in).

  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.

  • The facility changing bench is free standing.

  • The length of the bench is 170cm (5ft 7in).

  • The facility hoist is powered overhead.

  • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.

  • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.

  • The facility toilet is corner.

  • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Drop down rails are provided.

  • As you face the toilet the drop down rails are on the left.

  • The type of sink is fixed.

  • Wall mounted hand rails are available at the sink.

  • As you face the sink, rails are available on both sides.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • A privacy screen is not available.

  • Wide tear off paper roll is available.

  • The facility has a non slip floor.

  • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

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  • There are standard changing rooms available.

  • The standard changing room is 35m (38yd) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room is 28m (31yd) from the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room is 5m (16ft 5in) from the swimming pool.

  • The standard changing rooms are located to the rear of the foyer.

  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are available in Braille.

  • Documents are available in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.

  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the grounds surrounding the venue.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.

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